Heavy Duty Truck Fleet Videos

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What’s right for your trucks: Renewable diesel or biodiesel?

Both renewable diesel and biodiesel have gotten a lot of attention from trucking fleets over the past few years, because not only do they both offer excellent performance and cut overall emissions, they can in many cases both be considered a drop-in replacement to petroleum diesel. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the

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What zero-emissions trucks need to reach full-scale adoption

Look, you don’t need me to tell you about the massive outright potential of battery electric vehicles. You want lower fuel costs? Sounds good. Reduced maintenance costs? Most likely. An overall lower total cost of ownership? Well, possibly. The trouble is there are still several barriers that must be overcome before the trucking industry will

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Protecting your truck data privacy

If you’re a fleet manager, you aren’t just concerned about running a fleet of trucks. You’re also trying to grow a business, so in the case of many of you, I’m willing to bet there’s a good chance you’re using modern fleet management technology to streamline office operations, coordinate dispatching and remotely monitor fleet maintenance

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What is regen braking?

Range! When you talk about electric trucks, the topic of range is going to come up about every time, it just is. It’s a major concern, and it makes sense. Range is a big deal and you have big dollars on the line. And if you were limited purely by the capacity of the electric

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What ignoring spring truck maintenance does to your brakes

Every year as the nights get longer, the leaves start to fall, it gets a little cooler, and, inevitably, we start to talk a lot about preparing your trucks for winter. But that doesn’t mean you get to skip spring truck maintenance! It really is just as important to address the tolls that a season

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What the future of OTA updates means for the future of trucking

If you’re a fan of over-the-air updates like I am, you may be wondering: How could it get better than this? The ability to update the truck to be more efficient remotely is already pretty great, and a huge benefit to uptime. But the future is going to be wild, my friends: Upcoming innovations will

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Truck driver-facing cameras: The good, the bad and the ugly

Driver-facing cameras: spend any time online and you’ll know as well as I do that drivers are typically not… fond of them…Yes, I’ve talked to drivers who actually have good things to say about them. But I think it’s fair to say that they haven’t been painted in the same light as something like, say,

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Truck preventative maintenance tips that will save you time and money

Ask any fleet manager focused on service: Indulge in preventative maintenance, and it’s going to save you time and money. Managers who run a well-maintained fleet will have trucks that break down less often and save more fuel. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of

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Last-mile delivery truck lighting tips for better security

Last-mile delivery vehicles – they face some serious security challenges. Not only are they filled with valuable goods, but by their nature, drivers are constantly starting and stopping, often walking considerable distances from the truck or van to make a delivery. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is

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Testing the new PACCAR TX-18 Automated Transmission in a Peterbilt truck carrying 140,000 lbs.

Hi! David here, and this week we’re on the road again, as Peterbilt invited us out to experience the all-new PACCAR TX-18 and TX-18 Pro automated transmissions at the Eaton Proving Grounds up in Marshall, Michigan. And they did this by letting me get behind the wheel of one of their heavy-duty trucks carrying a

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Truck battery buying tips

So, you’ve determined you need a new truck battery. Well, wait a second, let’s start here: Are you sure you need a replacement, or can it simply be recharged? Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: OK, obviously you probably know if your

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What fleets need to know about truck e-axles

As a highly efficient power source for propelling electric vehicles, truck e-axles are designed to go beyond providing just torque and power. They also balance performance, durability and reliability to allow maximum time on the road per charge. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of

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